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02-10-2013, 09:20 AM
William Faulkner
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Originally Posted by SerenityRick View Post
Yeah a lot of people here had preconceived notions that Kaberle would be awful before even pulling on a Bruins sweater. At that point it's basically manifest destiny.. there was nothing the guy could do to make that trade worth it and they would say anything to not only convince themselves or others that Kaberle didn't help win the Cup.. but that he was actually detrimental and the Bruins could have won it a lot easier without him

All we know for sure is that after trading for Kaberle, the Bruins won the Stanley Cup.

Didn't he have the most assists among defenseman for that run, by the way? I seem to remember something like that.
Yep. He helped the transition game IMO. Not as much as we hoped, of course, but I still don't think he was that bad. Of course I'm glad we didn't keep him, but when some suggest the Cup was won with or without or him, or even despite him, that's ridiculous.

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